The Bears built a 17-point first-half half lead, but had to rally in the fourth quarter as Mt. Spokane came all the way back to take a 55-54 lead. Gavin Gilstrap hit the go-ahead shot for Central Valley in the final minute. Jayce Simmons led the Bears with 16 points and Noah Sanders added 12.
Tyson Degenhart led Mt. Spokane with 18 points and Kilo Simpson added 12. The Wildcats came into the game ranked No. 4 in Scorebook Live’s 3A coaches poll.
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